Jacksonville Zoo and Gardens has a variety of opportunities for adults, teens, and group opportunities. Explore your area of interest below for more detailed information and learn how to apply.
This is a seasonal volunteer role that will last throughout the month of October. Volunteer roles for special events vary based on event size and need, including costume characters, guest guides or candy attendants.
Adult Volunteer applications will be processed in November 2021.
Jacksonville Zoo and Gardens has a variety of opportunities for individuals who are able to dedicate at least 8 hours per month for a minimum of 6 months. We welcome anyone over the age of 18 to apply to our Adult Volunteer Program!
Ready to get creative! Want to help keep our animals happy? Volunteer Groups are always welcome. Groups must have at least 5 people, but no more than 20 to volunteer. Projects vary based on the time of year and what department you are assisting.
ZooTeens! is a specialized program for teens between the ages of 13 (if they have completed the 8th grade) and 17 years old. This program has an extensive application process and a higher level of commitment than our Special Event Teen program.
Junior Volunteer opportunities are also available throughout the year, with a minimum commitment of 4 hours per month. Junior Volunteer applications will be processed in November 2021.
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